1 CUBS VS. METS The Cubs and Mets play six games, spanning two series, this season after this week, the Cubs and Mets do not play again until three months from today, when they play a threegame set at Wrigley Field from Sept last year, the Cubs took two of three games from the Mets at home but were swept in a four-game set here at Citi Field Overall: At Wrigley Field: At Citi Field: Overall: At Wrigley Field: At Citi Field: All-Time Since 1962: At Wrigley Field: At Citi Field (since 2009): CUBS ON DISABLED LIST (2) Player Date Date Games (Injury) On Elig. Missed LHP Brett Anderson 5/7 7/6 33 (Low back strain) 60-Day RHP Kyle Hendricks 6/5 6/15 5 (Rt. Hand Tendinitis) UPCOMING MILESTONES Milestone:... Player (No. Needed) 150 Wins... Jon Lester (1) 150 Home Runs... Anthony Rizzo (3) 500 Extra-Base Hits... Ben Zobrist (5) HIGHEST AVG AS PINCH-HITTER, NL, 2017 (MIN. 10 PLATE APPEARANCES) 1. Adam Lind, WSH (8-16) 2. Daniel Nava, PHI (6-15) 3. Jon Jay, CHI (9-23) 4. Alexi Amarista, COL (5-13) 5. Jeremy Hazelbaker, AZ (4-11) MOST HOME RUNS, N.L. STARTING IN Anthony Rizzo Giancarlo Stanton Paul Goldschmidt Nolan Arenado Jay Bruce MOST REGULAR SEASON WINS SINCE START OF Chicago Cubs Los Angeles Dodgers Washington Nationals St. Louis Cardinals Houston Astros Texas Rangers MOST STRIKEOUTS BY PITCHERS, NL, Los Angeles Dodgers Arizona Diamondbacks Washington Nationals Chicago Cubs MOST WALKS BY BATTERS, Chicago Cubs Tampa Bay Rays New York Yankees Chicago Cubs (31-32) vs. New York Mets (29-33) June 13, 2017 Citi Field Game No. 64 Road Game No. 29 LHP Jon Lester (3-4, 4.13) vs. RHP Zach Wheeler (3-3, 3.45) THEY BUILT THIS CITI: Addison Russell s seventh-inning solo home run was not enough as New York s Jacob degrom spun a complete game and the Mets hit three home runs as the Chicago Cubs endured a 6-1 setback to start their six-game road trip through New York (0-1) and Pittsburgh (three games this weekend). The Cubs enter tonight s game having dropped nine games in a row on the road, as the club s last road victory was a month ago yesterday, a 3-2 win in St. Louis on May 12 the Cubs have lost nine-straight road games for the first time since July 12-August 18, 2012, also a nine-game skid the Cubs last double-digit losing streak on the road was an 11-game slide from May 15-June 4, The Cubs are away from Wrigley Field this year overall, only three teams in the National League are playing above.500 on the road this season, all first place clubs: Washington (21-12), Milwaukee (16-12) and Colorado (24-12). The Cubs have also dropped their last seven games at Citi Field, as they lost last night, endured a four-game sweep here last season and dropped two games in the 2015 National League Championship Series prior to this skid, the Cubs had won five games in a row here from August 17, 2014-July 2, 2015 that streak included a three-game sweep here from June 30-July 2, Yesterday began a stretch in which the Cubs play 17 of their next 20 games on the road through July 2, as the Cubs next six series will be played in six different ballparks (at New York, at Pittsburgh, vs. San Diego, at Miami, at Washington and at Cincinnati) Sunday ended a stretch in which the Cubs played 19 of 25 games at Wrigley Field. PUTTIN ON THE RIZ: Anthony Rizzo recorded a double and two walks last night and has now reached base safely in 18 of his last 31 plate appearances he has posted a.440 on-base percentage in his last 32 games since May 7, the second-best mark in the N.L. in that span (Los Angeles Chase Utley leads with a.442 OBP). Since May 7, Rizzo has been on base 62 times, fourth most in the N.L. behind Colorado s Charlie Blackmon (65), Cincinnati s Joey Votto (64) and Atlanta s Ender Inciarte (63). Rizzo has struck out just five times in his last 93 plate appearances spanning his last 22 games since May 21 he has walked 16 times in that span and has posted a.452 on-base percentage and OPS. SHOOTING FOR 150: Jon Lester enters tonight in 330 career games (329 starts) and tonight looks to become the 64th left-handed pitcher to reach 150 career victories among active pitchers, Lester s 149 wins are eighth-most (Jered Weaver is seventh with 150) teammate Jon Lackey is third with 180 wins. I M FEELING A DRAFT: The MLB First-Year Player Draft continues today with rounds 3-10 tomorrow s final day of the draft will start at 11 a.m. CT with rounds the Cubs yesterday selected three college pitchers on the first day of the draft after not having a first-day pick in The Cubs currently have each of the last five first round picks on their 25-man CUBS RECORD 2017 Overall: At Wrigley Field: On the Road: April: May: June: All-Time Since 1876:... 10,742-10,220 At Wrigley Field (since 1916):...4,238-3,725 Leading Entering 6th: Tied Entering 6th: Trailing Entering 6th: Leading Entering 7th: Tied Entering 7th: Trailing Entering 7th: Leading Entering 8th: Tied Entering 8th: Trailing Entering 8th: Leading Entering 9th: Tied Entering 9th: Trailing Entering 9th: Scoring First: One-Run Games: Two-Run Games: Extra-Inning Games: Scoring Four or More: Scoring Fewer Than Four: Out-Hitting Opponents: Hit Totals Equal: Out-Hit by Opponents: Hit at Least One HR: Hit Two or More HR: Playing Errorless Ball: Committing at Least One Error: roster: Javier Baez (2011, ninth overall), Albert Almora, Jr. (2012, sixth overall), Kris Bryant (2013, second overall), Kyle Schwarber (2014, fourth overall) and Ian Happ (2015, ninth overall). Conversely, the Cubs also have Carl Edwards, Jr. on their active roster Carl was selected by the Texas Rangers in the 48th round of the 2011 Draft, a round that no longer exists. A LOOK THROUGH 63: The Cubs are a game below.500 through 63 games at 31-32, a 13-game offset from their rarely-seen start through 63 games a season ago the 2015 Cubs were 35-28, four games off from this year, through 63 games en route to their 97-win campaign, while the 2014 Cubs started off through 63 contests. Last season, the Cubs posted 44 quality starts through their first 63 games with a 2.34 ERA from their starting pitchers overall this year, the Cubs have 23 quality starts through 63 games with a 4.75 ERA from their starting pitchers. The Cubs bullpen has a 3.26 team ERA, 32 holds and 17 saves through 63 games this year last year through 63 games, the bullpen had a 3.36 team ERA, 29 holds and 12 saves. At the plate, the Cubs have a collective.322 on-base percentage and.405 slugging percentage, good for a.727 team OPS through 63 games last year, the Cubs had a collective.347 on-base percentage and a.423 slugging percentage, good for a.770 team OPS. Defensively, the Cubs last year had a.983 team fielding percentage through 63 games in 2016, committing 40 errors this year, the Cubs also have a.983 team fielding percentage through 63 games, also committing 40 errors. A NIFTY 50: In 50 games this year, Jason Heyward is hitting.258 (47-for-182) with a.313 OBP and a.390 slugging mark, good for a.703 OPS in his first 50 games of 2016, he hit.220 with a.317 OBP and a.309 slugging percentage, good for a.626 OPS. Heyward has hit safely in 39 of 50 games thus far, and has gone without a hit in consecutive games just twice (last was May 4-5). BULLISH ABOUT THE PEN: The Cubs bullpen has posted a 3.26 ERA (80 ER/223.2 IP), a.213 batting average against (tied for lowest in the National League) and a.299 opponent OBP this season their ERA and OBP against are the the second-best marks among any N.L. relief corps, trailing only the Dodgers and their 2.68 ERA and.270 opponent OBP. Carl Edwards Jr. has limited opponents to a.099 average (8-for-81), the best mark among N.L. relievers and second among all relievers (Boston s Craig Kimbrel,.083). Wade Davis has converted his first 13 save chances this season and his last 19 dating to September of last year with the Royals. BRYANT AT THE DISH: Kris Bryant has 12 homers in his last 39 games spanning 139 at-bats dating to April 28, good for one homer per at-bats, the third-best ratio in the N.L. in that stretch (Miami s Justin Bour, 9.31 and Los Angeles Cody Bellinger, 10.07) Bryant started the campaign with two long balls in his first 21 games, spanning 85 at-bats. LOWEST BULLPEN ERA, NL, Los Angeles Dodgers Chicago Cubs Arizona Diamondbacks MOST PITCHES PER PLATE APP., MLB, Todd Frazier, CWS Kyle Schwarber, CHI Curtis Granderson, NYM HOME VS. ROAD: The Cubs are at home compared to an road mark this season Chicago started 4-6 at the Friendly Confines, but has gone 16-9 in its last 25 games at Wrigley Field since May 2 conversely, the Cubs began their road schedule by winning eight of their first 11 games through April 25, but have since gone just 3-14 away from home. LOVE THE GLOVE: The Cubs have recorded a.994 fielding percentage (5 ER/772 TC) in their last 21 games since May 22, the best fielding percentage in the majors in that span. ABOUT THE BATS: Cubs batters have been hit by a pitch 37 times, the most in the majors, while Anthony Rizzo leads all players having been hit 12 times Chicago s.216 season average (110-for-509) with runners in scoring position is last in the majors, yet the team has a.302 average (16-for-53) with the bases loaded the Cubs are batting.206 (94-for-456) in all other RISP situations. Chicago leads all of baseball with 250 walks, five ahead of the Rays (245) and Yankees (245). UPCOMING SERIES INFORMATION Date Opp. Time (CT) TV Radio Probable Pitchers Tue., June 6:10 p.m. ABC7 670 The Score LHP Jon Lester (3-4, 4.13) vs. RHP Zach Wheeler (3-3, 3.45) Wed., June 6:10 p.m. CSN 670 The Score LHP Mike Montgomery (0-3, 2.43) vs. RHP Matt Harvey (4-3, 5.02) Thurs., June 15 OFF DAY
2 JUNE 13, 2017 PAGE 2 Tonight s Cubs Starter #34 LHP Jon Lester (3-4, 4.13) W-L ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB SO 2016 CUBS CUBS MAJOR LEAGUE TOTALS Last Time Out Jon allowed four runs in 5.0 innings in the Cubs 4-1 setback last Thursday all four runs came with two outs in the second inning, punctuated by a three-run homer was his first loss at Wrigley Field since May 15, 2016 vs. Pittsburgh. Date Opp. Dec. Result IP H R ER BB SO PC-S Left 6/8 COL L Season Jon tonight makes his 14th start of the season and sixth on the road has a 2.65 ERA (15 ER/51.0 IP) at home compared to a 7.11 ERA (20 ER/25.1 IP) on the road. Is 0-2 with a 8.16 ERA (13 ER/14.1 IP) in his last three starts following a 3-1 stretch in his previous five starts during which he recorded a 2.76 ERA (10 ER/32.2 IP). Limiting lefties to a.250 average (17-for-68) while righties are batting.267 (59-for- 221) has held opposing batters to a.143 average (4-for-28) with runners in scoring position and two outs. With his 99-pitch, complete-game effort on May 23, became the first Cubs pitcher to throw a complete game under 100 pitches since Carlos Zambrano, September 25, 2009 at the Giants (98 pitches) was his 15th-career complete game. Has pitched at least 7.0 innings three times: April 16 vs. Pittsburgh (7.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R), May 7 vs. the Yankees (7.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER) and May 23 vs. San Francisco (9.0 IP, 4 H, ER) struck out a season-high 10 batters May 23 vs. the Giants. Allowed one run or fewer in each of his first three starts of a season for the first time became the first Cubs pitcher to allow one run or fewer in three-straight starts, yet not collect a win, since Rich Harden, July 12-26, Started the Cubs Season Opener, April 2 at St. Louis, as well as the Cubs Home Opener, April 10 vs. the Dodgers became just the fourth Cub to start both the team s season opener when on the road and its home opener he joins Grover Alexander (1920, 1922), Rick Sutcliffe (1986, 1988) and Jon Lieber (2000) thanks to Ed Hartig Season Jon finished second in the N.L. Cy Young vote after setting a career-best mark with a 2.44 ERA and tying his career-high with 19 wins both those marks ranked second in the N.L. went 10-2 with a 1.74 ERA (20 ER/103.1 IP) in 15 home starts, all quality efforts went 9-3 with a 3.17 ERA (35 ER/99.1 IP) in 17 road starts. Allowed one or zero runs in a career-high and Cubs franchise record eight-straight starts, August 17-September 25 led the majors with a 1.46 ERA (13 ER/80.1 IP) from July 29 through season s end. Went 10-0 with a 1.34 ERA (13 ER/87.0 IP) in his first 13 starts following the All- Star Break the 10-straight wins marked a career-high. Collected 26 quality starts, the most by a Cubs southpaw since Dick Ellsworth notched 29 in Ranked among N.L. leaders in wins (19, 2nd), ERA (2.44, 2nd), opposing average (.211, 4th), OPS (.602, 3rd), WHIP (1.02, 3rd) and quality starts (26, t-1st). Limited righties to a.214 average (120-for-560) and lefties to a.200 mark (34-for- 170) overall, opponents hit just.211 against the lefty. Appeared in six games (five starts) in the postseason, going 3-1 with a 2.02 ERA (8 ER/35.2 IP)... fanned 30 batters and walked only six... his five starts tied for the most in one postseason in Cubs history (also, Kyle Hendricks in 2016), and his three wins and his 35.2 innings pitched in 2016 are the most by one pitcher in Cubs postseason history. Career vs. New York (N.L.) Jon tonight makes his sixth-career start against the Mets in four of his previous starts he has combined to go 3-0 with a 2.10 ERA (6 ER/25.2 IP) however in his only other start against the Mets, July 3 of last season at Citi Field, he allowed eight earned runs on nine hits in just 1.1 innings pitched. W-L ERA G GS IP H R ER HR BB SO Career vs. Mets Batters (AVG-AB-H-HR-RBI): Bruce ( ) Duda ( ) Reyes ( ) Cabrera ( ) Flores ( ) Reynolds ( ) Cespedes ( ) Granderson ( ) Rivera ( ) d'arnaud ( ) Lagares ( ) Walker ( ) Career Notes Jon tonight makes his 78th regular season start with the Cubs has gone with four complete games and a 3.09 ERA (166 ER/484.0 IP) in 77 starts with the Cubs has struck out 480 and walked just 126 signed a six-year deal with Chicago in December of Tonight seeks to become the eighth active pitcher with 150-career wins, joining Bartolo Colon, CC Sabathia, teammate John Lackey, Justin Verlander, Zack Greinke, Felix Hernandez and Jered Weaver. Has gone 13-3 with a 2.04 ERA (35 ER/154.1 IP) in 23 starts at Wrigley Field since the start of last season had a 12-game home winning streak from May 27, June 3, 2017, which was the longest of its kind by a Cubs pitcher since Jon Lieber won 13-straight decisions at Wrigley Field from Has made six Opening Day starts, including with Chicago in 2015 and made four-straight Opening Day starts for Boston, , passing Babe Ruth ( ) and Mel Parnell ( ) for the longest run by a southpaw in club history. A four-time All-Star (including 2016) and three-time World Series Champion, he has finished in the top five of the Cy Young voting three times, doing so in 2010 and 2014 in the A.L., and last season in the N.L. Has surpassed the inning mark five-straight seasons and in eight of the last nine... has reached 31 starts in a season nine times, including last season. Fanned 207 batters in 2015, setting a Cubs single-season franchise record for most strikeouts by a left-handed pitcher. Ranks second among active left-handed pitchers in wins (149) and fourth in strikeouts (1,937)... is one of only 13 active pitchers with at least 2,000 innings pitched. Ranks third in Cubs postseason history with 49.2 innings pitched and is tied for the most starts in Chicago playoff history with seven... ranks second among all active pitchers with 19 postseason starts and innings pitched (trailing only teammate John Lackey)... leads all active pitchers with 117 postseason strikeouts Game-by-Game Starts No. Date Opp. Result IP H R ER BB SO PC-S Left Notes 1. ND, 4-3 L , 2 on Opening Night at St. Louis 2. 4/10 LAD ND, 3-2 W Retired 11 of 12 BF from 2nd-5th innings 3. 4/16 PIT ND, 6-1 L Third-straight start allowing one run or fewer 4. ND, 6-5 (11) W , 2 on Fourth-straight no decision 5. L, , 2 on Season-high 10 hits, six runs allowed APRIL: 0-1, 3.68 ERA (5 starts) /2 PHI W, First win of /7 NYY ND, 5-4 L (18) Fanned a season-high nine batters 8. L, , 1 on Second-straight start with nine strikeouts 9. 5/18 CIN W, , 2 on Both runners left on base scored; fourth quality start 10. 5/23 SF W, First Cubs CG this season; second-career CG w/ 10 K, 0 BB 11. L, , 2 on Allowed two three-run homers MAY: 3-2, 4.00 ERA (6 starts) /3 STL ND, W Left with a 3-1 deficit before club rallied for 5-3 win 13. 6/8 COL L, Allowed all four runs with two outs in second inning At the Plate AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SH SF HP BB SO SB CS Career LAST HIT: 5/13/17 at St. Louis (double off A.Wainwright)... at-bats since then 9 HOME RUNS: N/A MOST HITS: 1 (12x) last, St. Louis MOST RBI: 1 (10x) last, 5/18/17 vs. Cincinnati Last Time and Career Highs and Lows Last Win: 5/23/17 vs. SF, 4-1 (9.0,4,1,1,0,10) Last Loss: 6/8/17 vs. COL, 4-1 (5.0,6,4,4,1,5) Last Complete Game: 5/23/17 vs. SF, 4-1 (9.0,4,1,1,0,10) Last Shutout: 8/7/14 vs. MIN, 3-0 (9.0,3,0,0,2,8) Last No-Hitter: 5/19/08 vs. KC, 7-0 (9.0,0,0,0,2,9) Most Strikeouts: 15 5/3/14 vs. OAK also has one 14-K game, one 13-K game, five 12-K games, six 11-K games and K games (28 total double-digit strikeout games) Most Hits Allowed: 12 (2x) last, DET Most Runs Allowed: 11 7/22/12 vs. TOR Longest Winning Streak: 10 games 7/18-9/25/16 Longest Losing Streak: 6 games 5/27-7/11/15 Wednesday s Starter at New York (N.L.) LHP Mike Montgomery (0-3, 2.43) Mike tonight makes his second start of the season was inserted into the rotation when Kyle Hendricks was placed on the disabled list, June 8 in his last start, June 9 vs. the Rockies, he allowed two runs on three hits in 4.0 innings took a no-decision in the Cubs 5-3 setback. Has posted no decision with a 3.49 ERA (11 ER/28.1 IP) in six-career starts with the Cubs the six starts without a decision are the most in Cubs history by a pitcher to begin his Cubs career has allowed four or fewer hits in five of the six starts. Went 0-3 with two saves and a 2.21 ERA (9 ER/36.2 IP) in 18 relief outings to begin the season. Has never faced the New York Mets before has allowed no runs on seven hits in 10.0 innings against N.L. East opponents in his career.
3 #5 ALBERT ALMORA JR. OF (.270, 3 HR, 12 RBI) Road Trip:.000 (0-0) Current Streak: One game (1-3) Multi-Hit Games (5): 2-hit (4), 3-hit (1), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 0; GW RBI 0; 2-Out RBI 4 Last HR: 6/5/17 vs. MIA (Dan Straily) Career Bests: H 3 (3x), last MIL; RBI 2 (7x), last 4/18/17 vs. MIL; R 2 (4x), last 5/6/17 vs. NYY Albert went 1-for-3 Saturday had a hit and run scored in three-straight games, June 4-6 reached twice June 6 and went 2-for-3 with a solo homer June 5 hit a pinch-hit RBI single June 4 is batting.353 (6-for-17) with four RBI as a pinch-hitter has played 37 games in center field (26 starts) and one game in left the Cubs are when he starts in center field is batting.341 (14-for-41) off lefties and.230 (17-for-74) off righties went 2-for-5 with an RBI single in the ninth inning May 7 scored two runs May 6 went 2-for-6 with two runs May 4, including the gamewinner in the 13th April 28 hit a solo homer, walked and scored twice went 3-for-4 with two RBI and a walk April 8 in Milwaukee, matching career bests in hits and RBI. Selected in the first round (sixth overall) of the 2012 Draft by the Cubs. #9 JAVIER BÁEZ INF (.241, 9 HR, 27 RBI) Road Trip:.000 (0-2), BB Current Streak: Hitless last 4 games (0-10) Multi-Hit Games (11): 2-hit (8), 3-hit (2), 4-hit (1) GA RBI 3; GW RBI 1; 2-Out RBI 9 Last HR: 6/3/17 vs. STL (Mike Leake) Career Bests: H 4 (3x), last 5/2/17 vs. PHI; RBI 6, PIT; R 3, CIN Javy is hitless in his last four games hit a two-run double June 6 collected two hits and a solo homer June 3 has gone 16-for-56 (.286) with four homers and 13 RBI in his last 20 games is batting.289 (28-for-97) at Wrigley Field compared to.192 (14-for-73) on the road hit a solo homer and went 2-for-5 May 28 in L.A. went 3-for-4 with a two-run run homer May 22 his second three-hit effort in a three-game span as he went 3-for-3 with his third-career grand slam and five RBI (one shy of a career-high) May 19 had a career-day May 2, going 4-for-4 with a triple, homer, two runs and three RBI vs. Philadelphia the four hits tied a career-high and the three RBI marked a seasonhigh homered in consecutive games, May 1-2, for the third time in his career after going 2-for-4 with a homer and two runs scored May 1. In the month of May, led the Cubs in batting average (.302), slugging percentage (.581), hits (26) and RBI (19), while tying for the team lead in homers (7). Made his first Opening Day 25-man roster after starting last season on the disabled list. #17 KRIS BRYANT INF (.268, 14 HR, 27 RBI) Road Trip:.250 (1-4) Current Streak: 3 games (3-9) Multi-Hit Games (14): 2-hit (8), 3-hit (5), 4-hit (1) GA RBI 7; GW RBI 2; 2-Out RBI 6 Last HR: 6/8/17 vs. COL (Tyler Chatwood) Career Bests: H 5 (2x), last 8/18/16 vs. MIL; RBI 6 (3x), last CIN; R 4 (5x), last 5/21/17 vs. MIL Kris reached twice and scored a run Sunday reached three times Saturday drew a season-high three walks Friday hit a solo homer Thursday reached base four times and scored twice June 6 led the team with 16 runs scored, 19 walks and a.405 OBP in May hitting.292 (28-for-96) with three homers on the road hit a solo homer and scored two runs May 25 collected his second multi-hr game of the season (ninth of his career) May 21 reached base five times and tied a career-high with four runs went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in May 9 s nightcap went 0- for-3 in the first game May 9 to snap his streak of reaching base safely at 18 games batted.365 (27-for-74) with a.461 OBP during that span hit a solo homer May 5 vs. NYY. Leads the club in hits (60), runs (40) and walks (43) his.396 OBP is tied for eighth in the N.L. has five three-hit games and a four-hit game batting.318 (14-for-44) with a OPS against lefties. #40 WILLSON CONTRERAS C (.240, 5 HR, 25 RBI) Road Trip:.000 (0-4) Current Streak: Hitless last game (0-4) Multi-Hit Games (8): 2-hit (6), 3-hit (2), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 7; GW RBI 4; 2-Out RBI 12 Last HR: LAD (Clayton Kershaw) Career Bests: H 3 (3x), last 5/21/17 vs. MIL; RBI 4, CIN; R 3, CIN Willson is batting.300 (21-for-70) with 12 RBI in his last 20 starts, including the lone RBI single Saturday is batting.275 (14-for-51) off lefties and.225 (27-for-120) against righties has thrown out nine baserunners attempting to steal hit a solo homer off Clayton Kershaw May 28 to lead off the second was a 12-pitch at-bat, the latest in atbat a Cub went deep since Mike Fontenot in 2009 off Arizona s Dan Haren tied a career-high with three hits May 21 and drove in three runs went 2-for-4 with a two-rbi double May 16 recorded his first-career multi-homer game with a pair of solo blasts in St. Louis May 12 caught all 18 innings May 7 vs. NYY has eight catcher pickoffs since 2016, the most in the majors hit a game-winning, two-rbi single May 3 as a pinch-hitter. Threw out three baserunners April 16 (two caught stealing, one pickoff) became the first Cubs catcher since Jody Davis May 14, 1986 to record a caught stealing and catcher pickoff in the same inning on his first Opening Day roster, Willson delivered a ninth inning, game tying three-run homer on Opening Night in St. Louis. #8 IAN HAPP INF/OF (.207, 5 HR, 10 RBI) Road Trip:.000 (0-0) Current Streak: Hitless last 4 games (0-10) Multi-Hit Games (4): 2-hit (4), 3-hit (0), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 2; GW RBI 0; 2-Out RBI 5 Last HR: 6/7/17 vs. MIA (Jose Urena) Career Bests: H 2 (4x), last 6/4/17 vs. STL; RBI 4, 6/4/17 vs. STL; R 2 (2x), last 6/4/17 vs. STL Ian has three homers in his last four starts, including a solo shot Wednesday notched his first-career multi-homer game June 4, driving in a career-high four runs hit a double June 2, snapping a nine-game skid without an XBH batted.357 (10-for-28) in his first eight games, but is hitting.130 (7-for-54) in his last 18 has 13 runs, 11 walks and 11 extra-base hits in his 26 games has four multi-hit games reached base in his first eight games hit a triple May 22 and had two doubles May 21 scored a run in six-straight games, May 16-22, the longest streak by a Cubs player this season is the first Cubs player since at least 1913 to score a run in seven of his first eight career games was selected from Triple-A Iowa May 13 to join his first big league roster made his major league debut that day as the starting right fielder and hit a two-run homer as part of a 1-for-3 effort with a walk has started games in center field (14), right field (2), left field (3) and second base (1). Became the first Cubs player to homer in their first game on the road (May 13 at St. Louis, major league debut) and first game at home (May 16 vs. Cincinnati) since Carmelo Martinez in Was Chicago s first-round pick in 2015 (ninth overall) selected out of the University of Cincinnati. #22 JASON HEYWARD OF (.258, 5 HR, 27 RBI) Road Trip:.333 (1-3) Current Streak: 4 games (4-14) Multi-Hit Games (7): 2-hit (6), 3-hit (1), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 6; GW RBI 3; 2-Out RBI 13 Last HR: 5/25/17 vs. SF (Jeff Samardzija) Career Bests: H 5 (2x), last 7/18/15 vs. NYM; RBI 4 (8x), last PIT; R 4, CHI Jason drove in two runs Friday his 27 RBI are tied for second on the team hit a pair of RBI doubles June 6 in his first three-hit game of the season has hit safely in 13 of his last 15 home games hit a game-tying double and goahead sac fly June 2 was 2-for-4 with a double and run May 30 after going 2-for-4 with a two-run single in the first inning May 29 activated from the D.L. (right finger sprain), May 20, and hit safely in his first six games back (6-for- 21/.286) tied for third in the majors with five outfield assists has hit safely in 39 of 50 games this season had 11 RBI in a four-game stretch, April tied his career mark with four RBI April 24, thanks in part to a three-run homer in the first also matched the mark with four RBI April 22 in Cincy, going 2-for-4 including a three-run homer. Is batting.292 (14-for-48) with runners in scoring position and.333 (7-for-21) with RISP and two outs. #30 JON JAY OF (.287, 0 HR, 10 RBI) Road Trip:.000 (0-4) Current Streak: Hitless last game (0-4) Multi-Hit Games (5): 2-hit (5), 3-hit (0), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 1; GW RBI 1; 2-Out RBI 5 Last HR: SF (Jeff Samardzija) Career Bests: H 5, 6/2/16 vs. SEA; RBI 4 (2x), last CHI; R 3 (10x), last 6/16/14 vs. NYM Jon went 2-for-5 with a double and run scored Sunday batting leadoff hit a two-rbi double June 6, giving him first multi-rbi game with the Cubs hit a game-winning pinch-hit RBI single June 4 vs. St. Louis is 9-for-23 (.391) with three RBI as a pinch-hitter this season is batting.444 (12-for-27) in the eighth and ninth innings this season has reached base in 17 of his 23 starts was 2-for-2 with two runs scored May 21 off the bench started May 19 and went 1-for-3 with a double and RBI exited May 12 s game due to mid-back spasms went 2-for-4 with a walk and run scored May 4 as the leadoff batter was 2-for-3 with a double, run and a walk April 26 joined the Cubs following seven major league seasons with St. Louis ( ) and San Diego (2016). In 2016, he appeared in 90 games in his only season with the San Diego Padres as he missed time with a broken right forearm... still, hit.291 (101-for-347) with 26 doubles, two homers and 26 RBI. JUNE 13, 2017 PAGE 3 CUBS VS. METS RHP JACOB DEGROM Javier Baez Jason Heyward Jon Jay Miguel Montero Anthony Rizzo CUBS AT CITI FIELD Albert Almora Jr Javier Baez Kris Bryant Willson Contreras Ian Happ Jason Heyward Jon Jay Miguel Montero Anthony Rizzo Addison Russell Kyle Schwarber Ben Zobrist CUBS WITH BASES LOADED, 2017 Albert Almora Jr Javier Baez Kris Bryant Willson Contreras Ian Happ Jason Heyward Jon Jay Miguel Montero Anthony Rizzo Addison Russell Kyle Schwarber Ben Zobrist CUBS WITH BASES LOADED, CAREER Albert Almora Jr Javier Baez Kris Bryant Willson Contreras Ian Happ Jason Heyward Jon Jay Miguel Montero Anthony Rizzo Addison Russell Kyle Schwarber Ben Zobrist CUBS PINCH-HITTING, 2017 Albert Almora Jr Javier Baez Kris Bryant Willson Contreras Ian Happ Jason Heyward Jon Jay Miguel Montero Anthony Rizzo Addison Russell Kyle Schwarber Ben Zobrist CUBS PINCH-HITTING, CAREER Albert Almora Jr Javier Baez Kris Bryant Willson Contreras Ian Happ Jason Heyward Jon Jay Miguel Montero Anthony Rizzo Addison Russell Kyle Schwarber Ben Zobrist
4 JUNE 13, 2017 PAGE 4 #47 MIGUEL MONTERO C (.296, 4 HR, 8 RBI) Road Trip:.000 (0-1) Current Streak: Hitless last game (0-1) Multi-Hit Games (6): 2-hit (4), 3-hit (2), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 0; GW RBI 0; 2-Out RBI 2 Last HR: 6/11 vs. COL (Chad Qualls) Career Bests: H 4 (3x), last LAD; RBI 6, COL; R 3 (8x), last 4/13/16 vs. CIN Miguel hit a double and solo homer Sunday is batting.343 (24-for-70) since April 17 went 2-for-3 with a double and run scored May 24 walked twice and scored two runs May 17 hit a two-run pinch-hit single and tossed a scoreless inning of relief May 6 marked his second-career pitching appearance hit a game-tying solo homer May 4 had a seven game hitting streak April (.591/13-for-22) has made 22 starts (Cubs are 13-9) went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and two runs April 18 vs. Milwaukee. His 109 home runs since the 2009 campaign are second-most for a left-handed hitting catcher (Brian McCann leads with 184). #44 ANTHONY RIZZO INF (.249, 13 HR, 37 RBI) Road Trip:.500 (1-2), 2B, 2 BB Current Streak: 7 games (9-22,.409) Multi-Hit Games (14): 2-hit (12), 3-hit (2), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 7; GW RBI 3; 2-Out RBI 18 Last HR: 6/6/17 vs. MIA (Jeff Locke) Career Bests: H 4 (8x), last SD; RBI 6 (3x) last, ARI; R 4, 6/23/13 vs. HOU Anthony has hit safely in his last seven games reached base safely three times last night by way of a double and two walks hit an RBI double Sunday has a.456 OBP at home, the fourth-best home mark in the N.L. is batting.362 (25-for-69) with six homers and a.511 OBP in his last 20 home games has reached in 18 of his last 31 plate appearances, including four times Friday drove in a season-high tying four runs June 6, including a game-winning three-run homer has a team-high 18 two-out RBI leads the majors with 12 hit-by-pitches is batting.317 (40-for- 126) at home compared to.165 (17-for-103) on the road went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer in the fourth off Clayton Kershaw, May 28 recorded his 14th-career multi-homer game and first three hit game of the season May 24 had a 12-game hitting streak snapped April 24 hit.370 (17-for-46) during the career-high tying 12-game run April 21, hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth to tie the game, 5-5. Made his fifth-straight Opening Day start at first base for the Cubs, the first Cubs player with at least five-straight Opening Day starts at the position since Derrek Lee ( ) named to his third-straight N.L. All-Star team last season. #27 ADDISON RUSSELL INF (.216, 5 HR, 21 RBI) Road Trip:.500 (1-2), HR, RBI, R, BB Current Streak: 2 games (3-6) Multi-Hit Games (8): 2-hit (6), 3-hit (1), 4-hit (1) GA RBI 6; GW RBI 5; 2-Out RBI 8 Last HR: NYM (Jacob degrom) Career Bests: H 4, PIT; RBI 4 (2x), last 4/19/17 vs. MIL; R 3 (3x), last PIT Addison has homered in each of his last two games went 2-for-4 with a solo homer Sunday walked, singled and scored a run June 4 is 16-for-101 (.158) in his last 35 games had an RBI in four-straight games, May hit a solo homer May 16 hit a triple and scored a run May 6 April 24, recorded a career-high four hits and tied his career mark with three runs scored hit a three-run walk-off homer April 19, his second-career walk-off RBI and first walk-off homer tied a career-high with four RBI doubled, tripled and drove in three runs April 15 earned N.L. All-Star honors in his second major league season in 2016, hitting 21 homers and driving in 95. Among Cubs players at the conclusion of their age-22 season (since 1900), he ranks second in career homers (35), fifth in RBI (150) and extra-base hits (93) and sixth in runs scored (131). #12 KYLE SCHWARBER C/OF (.170, 11 HR, 26 RBI) Road Trip:.000 (0-1) Current Streak: Hitless last game (0-1) Multi-Hit Games (8): 2-hit (7), 3-hit (1), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 7; GW RBI 6; 2-Out RBI 13 Last HR: 6/11/17 vs. COL (Jordan Lyles) Career Bests: H 4 (2x), last CIN; RBI 4 (3x), last 6/3/17 vs. STL; R 3 (4x), last PHI -2 Kyle hit his first-career pinch-hit homer Sunday his last seven hits have been XBH has reached in 10 of his last 25 plate appearances notched his first three-hit game of the season Wednesday, including two doubles and a homer drew a career-high tying three walks June 4 hit a game-winning grand slam in the seventh inning June 3, his firstcareer grand slam is 10-for-80 (.125) in his last 26 games hit his longest-career homer according to Statcast May 23, a 470-foot blast onto Sheffield in the second inning batted second for the first time this season May 21 and reached base twice went 2-for-5 May 16 with a home run measured at 462 feet according to Statcast was hitless in his last 17 at-bats prior to the homer hit two doubles and walked twice May 7. Hit a three-run homer May 2, his 20th-career home run is the fastest Cubs player since 1913 to 20-career homers (97 games), thanks STATS Inc. #18 BEN ZOBRIST INF (.223, 7 HR, 21 RBI) Road Trip:.000 (0-4) Current Streak: Hitless last game (0-4) Multi-Hit Games (8): 2-hit (7), 3-hit (1), 4-hit (0) GA RBI 3; GW RBI 1; 2-Out RBI 7 Last HR: 6/11/17 vs. COL (Antonio Senzatela) Career Bests: H 5, 6/10/13 vs. BOS; RBI 8, MIN; R 4 (4x), last MIA Ben went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer Sunday has hits in four of his last seven games is 5-for-49 (.102) since May 26 snapped an 0-for-20 skid with a first inning double June 5 had a 25-straight game on-base streak, April 28-May 30 was the second-longest streak of his career had a 31-game streak from had an eight-game hitting streak May (13-for-28/.464) went 3-for-4 with a solo homer Thursday, his first three-hit game of the season hit his fourth-career leadoff home May 21 went 2-for-3 with a double, walk and run scored May 17 had a 10-game hitting streak, April 28-May 7 was his sixth-career streak of at least 10 games drove in two runs April 29 and hit a ninth-inning solo homer. Has batted.244 (11-for-45) with a double, two triples, three homers and six RBI in the leadoff spot this season the Cubs are 6-6 in those games. CUBS HOME RUNS, 2017 Batter (Total)... Solo 2-Run 3-Run GS Albert Almora Jr. (3) Javier Baez (9) Kris Bryant (14) Willson Contreras (5) Ian Happ (5) Jason Heyward (5) Jon Jay (0) Miguel Montero (4) Anthony Rizzo (13) Addison Russell (5) Kyle Schwarber (11) Ben Zobrist (7) CUBS MULTI-RBI GAMES, 2017 Batter... 2-RBI 3-RBI 4-RBI 5+-RBI Albert Almora Jr. (3) Javier Baez (7) Kris Bryant (5) Willson Contreras (8) Ian Happ (3) Jason Heyward (8) Jon Jay (1) Miguel Montero (3) Anthony Rizzo (13) Addison Russell (4) Kyle Schwarber (6) Ben Zobrist (3) HOME RUNS IN Season... Solo 2-Run 3-Run GS Cubs (82) Opponents (79) CUBS HOME RUNS, LAST TIME IT HAPPENED Game Opening HR: Ben Zobrist, 5/21/17 vs. Milwaukee (Chase Anderson) Walk-Off HR: Addison Russell, 4/19/17 vs. Milwaukee (Neftali Feliz) Pinch-HR: Kyle Schwarber, 6/11/17 vs. Colorado (Jordan Lyles) Pinch-Hit Grand Slam: David DeJesus, Milwaukee (Kameron Loe) Inside-The-Park HR: Anthony Rizzo, Cincinnati (Cody Reed) Three-Homer Game: Kris Bryant, Cincinnati Pitcher Hitting Homer: Jake Arrieta, Cincinnati (Michael Lorenzen) Homer in 1 st M.L. At-Bat: Willson Contreras, 6/19/16 vs. Pittsburgh (A.J. Schugel) Homer in 1 st Cubs At-Bat: Willson Contreras, 6/19/16 vs. Pittsburgh (A.J. Schugel) Switch-Hitter, HR Both Sides of Plate: Dioner Navarro, 5/29/13 vs. Chicago (A.L.) 2017 HOME RUN HIGHLIGHTS 2-Homer Games (5): Bryant, 4/15 vs. PIT & 5/21 vs. MIL; Contreras, STL; Rizzo, 5/24 vs. SF; Happ, 6/4 vs. STL 3-Homer Games (0): N/A Grand Slams (3): Contreras, CIN; Baez, 5/18 vs. CIN; Schwarber, 6/3 vs. STL 3-Consecutive Games with a Homer (1): Rizzo, 4/21-23 Pinch-Homers (1): Schwarber, 6/11 vs. COL Back-to-Back Homers (1): Russell and Schwarber, 6/11 vs. COL Back-to-Back-to-Back Homers (0): N/A Pitchers Hitting Homers (0): N/A Game-Opening Homers (1): Zobrist, 5/21 vs. MIL Walk-Off Homers (1): Russell, 4/19 vs. MIL CUBS CATCHING CORPS CS/ATT % PICKOFFS PB ERA Contreras 9/ % (174 ER/393.2 IP) Montero 0/23 0.0% (88 ER/171.1 IP) Schwarber 0/0 0.0% (0 ER/3.0 IP) Pitcher Pickoffs (4): Hendricks, Arrieta, Lester, Montgomery CUBS LINEUP BREAKDOWNS 1 Schwarber 36 (17-19), Zobrist 12 (6-6), Jay 6 (3-3), Happ 6 (3-3), Baez 2 (1-1), Szczur 1 (1-0) 2 Bryant 51 (26-25), Schwarber 7 (3-4), Almora 2 (1-1), Happ 2 (0-2), Jay 1 (1-0) 3 Rizzo 53 (27-26), Bryant 9 (4-5), Schwarber 1 (0-1) 4 Zobrist 34 (15-19), Russell 9 (6-3), Rizzo 9 (4-5), Happ 6 (3-3), Candelario 3 (1-2), Contreras 2 (2-0) 5 Russell 21 (9-12), Heyward 17 (9-8), Contreras 8 (5-3), Happ 6 (4-2), Montero 5 (1-4), Candelario 2 (2-0), Zobrist 2 (1-1), Jay 1 (0-1), La Stella 1 (0-1) 6 Heyward 27 (12-15), Contreras 14 (5-9), Almora Jr. 7 (5-2), Russell 5 (4-1), Baez 4 (2-2), Montero 3 (3-0), Jay 1 (0-1), La Stella 2 (0-2) 7 Baez 24 (12-12), Contreras 17 (6-11), Montero 13 (8-5), Heyward 4 (2-2), Russell 3 (2-1), La Stella 1 (0-1), Schwarber 1 (1-0) 8 Lester 10 (4-6), Russell 10 (4-6), Arrieta 8 (5-3), Lackey 8 (4-4), Hendricks 8 (6-2), Baez 6 (3-3), Anderson 5 (2-3), Almora 4 (1-3), Butler 3 (2-1), Montero 1 (1-0), Montgomery 1 (0-1) 9 Jay 14 (6-8), Almora 13 (8-5), Baez 10 (4-6), Schwarber 6 (3-3), Arrieta 4 (2-2), Lackey 4 (1-3), Hendricks 3 (1-2), Lester 3 (2-1), Butler 3 (1-2), Anderson (1-0), Szczur (1-0), Russell (1-0) C Contreras 41 (18-23), Montero 22 (13-9) 1B Rizzo 62 (31-31), Candelario 1 (0-1) 2B Baez 32 (17-15), Zobrist 28 (14-14), La Stella 2 (0-2), Happ 1 (0-1) 3B Bryant 57 (28-29), Candelario 4 (3-1), La Stella 2 (0-2) SS Russell 49 (26-23), Baez 14 (5-9) LF Schwarber 48 (23-25), Jay 6 (4-2), Zobrist 6 (2-4), Happ 3 (2-1) CF Almora 26 (15-11), Happ 14 (8-6), Jay 13 (4-9), Heyward 10 (4-6) RF Heyward 39 (19-20), Zobrist 13 (6-7), Jay 4 (2-2), Bryant 3 (2-1), Happ 2 (0-2), Szczur 2 (2-0) P Lester 13 (6-7), Lackey 13 (6-7), Arrieta 12 (6-6), Hendricks 11 (6-5), Anderson 6 (3-3), Butler 7 (4-3), Montgomery 1 (0-1) DH Schwarber 3 (1-2) RUNS SCORED BY INNING INNING TOTAL CUBS OPP OUTFIELD ASSISTS (11) Jason Heyward (6), Jon Jay (2), Albert Almora (2), Kyle Schwarber (1)
5 Cubs Pitching JUNE 13, 2017 PAGE 5 TEAM PITCHING W-L ERA CG/SV IP H R ER HR BB SO Starting Pitchers Relievers SEASON TOTALS / CUBS BULLPEN LAST APP. IP,H,R,ER,BB,K LAST WIN LAST SAVE LAST HOLD SV/OPP 1BF IR/IRS Wade Davis 6/11 vs. COL 1.0,2,1,1,0,2 4/19/17 vs. MIL 6/11/17 vs. COL CLE 13/13 23/17 0/0 Brian Duensing NYM 2.2,3,1,1,1,1 TOR CWS 5/5/17 vs. NYY 0/0 23/18 9/3 Carl Edwards Jr. 6/11 vs. COL 1.2,1,0,0,0,2 6/11/17 vs. COL CIN 6/4/17 vs. STL 0/0 28/20 12/4 Justin Grimm 6/10 vs. COL 1.0,1,0,0,0,2 4/18/17 vs. MIL 8/8/15 vs. SF 4/10/17 vs. LAD 0/1 18/12 9/3 Felix Peña NYM 0.2,2,1,1,0,0 N/A PIT MIL 0/0 5/4 2/0 Hector Rondon 6/8 vs. COL 2.0,0,0,0,1,2 6/3/17 vs. STL MIL 5/16/17 vs. CIN 0/2 25/21 8/4 Pedro Strop 6/10 vs. COL 0.1,4,3,3,0,0 6/4/17 vs. STL 9/19/15 vs. STL 6/6/17 vs. MIA 0/1 27/18 20/9 Koji Uehara 6/11 vs. COL 2.0,0,0,0,0,0 5/4/17 vs. PHI 6/4/17 vs. STL 6/11/17 vs. COL 2/4 23/16 5/ TOTALS 17/23 (.739) 193/141 (.731) 73/26 (.356) #71 WADE DAVIS RHP (2-0, 1.21 ERA, 13 SV, 0 Holds) CAREER: 57-37, 60 SV MOST IP, 2017: 1.0, last 6/11 vs. COL MOST IP, CAREER: 9.0 (3x) last, 9/9/11 vs. BOS LAST WIN: 4/19/17 vs. MIL (7-4) LAST SV: 6/11/17 vs. COL (7-5) Wade has converted his first 13 save chances, tied for the longest streak to begin a season in Cubs history (also Randy Myers, 1993) has converted his last 19 since September of last year with Kansas City had a stretch of 64.1 homerless innings snapped May 24 thanks to a Mac Williamson two-run homer has walked seven and struck out 31 has a 0.81 WHIP. Converted the save Sunday despite allowing a run on two hits. Recorded saves in each of the back-to-back games vs. St. Louis, June 2-3 his first outings since May 24 vs. the Giants. #32 BRIAN DUENSING LHP (0-0, 3.38 ERA, 0 SV, 2 Holds) CAREER: 42-37, 2 SV MOST IP, 2017: 2.2, NYM MOST IP, CAREER: 9.0 (2x) last, 7/4/11 vs. TB LAST WIN: TOR (3-2) LAST SV: CWS (6-0) Brian tossed a season high 2.2 innings Monday night in New York has walked eight and struck out 35 in 22 games (29.1 IP) has surrendered just two home runs in his last 20 games, spanning 26.0 innings had spun 6.2-consecutive scoreless innings before allowing a run in the seventh Wednesday vs. Miami. Has a 1.88 ERA (5 ER/24.0 IP) in his last 18 games. Allowed an inherited runner to score Tuesday vs. Miami. Was activated from the D.L. on April 14 and tossed a scoreless seventh inning in his Cubs debut started the season on the 10-day D.L. due to lower back tightness. #6 CARL EDWARDS JR. RHP (2-0, 1.07 ERA, 0 SV, 7 Holds) CAREER: 2-1, 2 SV MOST IP, 2017: 2.0 2x, last 5/2 vs. PHI MOST IP, CAREER: 2.0 (4x) last, 5/2/17 vs. PHI LAST WIN: 6/11/17 vs. COL (7-5) LAST SV: CIN (7-4) Carl has held opponents to a.093 average (7-for-75) and a.218 OBP has walked 11, struck out 36 and allowed two homers had a stretch of 7.1 scoreless innings snapped Friday when he allowed a two-out RBI single to Nolan Arenado. Earned the win Sunday, tossing 1.2-scoreless innings. Recorded his seventh hold June 4 with a scoreless eighth inning (1 SO). Walked three batters in 0.2 innings June 2 after starting the eighth left with the bases loaded and two out before Pedro Strop struck out Yadier Molina. #52 JUSTIN GRIMM RHP (1-0, 5.31 ERA, 0 SV, 1 Hold) CAREER: 19-18, 3 SV MOST IP, 2017: 2.0 5x, last SD MOST IP, CAREER: 7.2 6/14/13 vs. TOR LAST WIN: 4/18/17 vs. MIL (9-7) LAST SV: 8/8/15 vs. SF (8-6) Justin was recalled May 29 from Triple-A Iowa for his third stint with the team optioned to Iowa, May 10, and pitched in six games for the I-Cubs, going 0-1 with three saves and a 5.40 ERA (4 ER/6.2 IP) held opponent scoreless in five of those outings. With Chicago, has stranded six of nine runners he s inherited walked 10 and struck out 26 in 18 outings thus far struck out 18 in his 13.1 IP since April 22. Spun a scoreless sixth inning Saturday vs. Colorado (1 H, 2 SO). Thursday night tossed a scoreless ninth, striking out two. #60 FELIX PEÑA RHP (0-0, 5.40 ERA, 0 SV, 0 Holds) CAREER: 0-0, 1 SV MOST IP, 2017: 3.2 5/6 vs. NYY MOST IP, CAREER: 3.2 5/6/17 vs. NYY LAST WIN: N/A LAST SV: PIT Felix was recalled from Triple-A Iowa prior to Saturday s game for his third stint with the club, and allowed two runs in 1.2 innings against the Rockies has made five outings with the Cubs (9.2 IP). Has gone 1-1 with four saves and an 8.31 ERA (16 ER/17.1 IP) in 13 relief appearances with Iowa this season. Made his big league debut with the Cubs last season, posting no record with a 4.00 ERA (4 ER/9.0 IP) in 11 relief outings he struck out 13 batters in the 9.0 IP. #56 HECTOR RONDON RHP (1-1, 4.18 ERA, 0 SV, 7 Holds) CAREER: 15-13, 77 SV MOST IP, 2017: 2.0, 6/8 vs. COL MOST IP, CAREER: 2.0 (18x) last, 6/8/17 vs. COL LAST WIN: 6/3/17 vs. STL (5-3) LAST SV: MIL (6-5) Hector has made 25 appearances, allowing 17 hits in 88 at-bats (.193) while walking nine and striking out 29 after he surrendered one earned run in his first 10.1 IP (0.86 ERA), has allowed 10 earned runs in his last 13.1 IP, stretching across 14 games (6.75 ERA). Thursday, tied career mark with 2.0 scoreless innings vs. Colorado (1 BB, 2 SO). Pitched a scoreless ninth inning June 6 (1 SO) to secure a 10-2 win vs. Miami. Suffered a blown save June 4, allowing two runs in the sixth inning (0.1 IP). #46 PEDRO STROP RHP (2-2, 2.53 ERA, 0 SV, 7 Holds) CAREER: 17-22, 9 SV MOST IP, 2017: 2.0, 5/7 vs. NYY MOST IP, CAREER: 2.0 (10x) last, 5/7/17 vs. NYY LAST WIN: 6/4/17 vs. STL (7-6) LAST SV: 9/19/15 vs. STL (5-4) Pedro has held opponents to a.213 batting average (17-for-80) has walked 10 and struck out 23 in 27 games (21.2 IP) Saturday allowed four hits and three runs in 0.1 innings to finish the ninth vs. Colorado, snapping 9.1 scoreless innings streak. Tuesday, fanned one and started a double play in the seventh inning. June 4, earned the win and stranded an inherited runner (1.2 IP). His 91 holds are the most in Cubs franchise history, surpassing Carlos Marmol s 82 holds from #19 KOJI UEHARA RHP (1-3, 2.82 ERA, 2 SV, 8 Holds) CAREER: 20-25, 95 SV MOST IP, 2017: 2.0 IP, 6/11 vs. COL MOST IP, CAREER: 7.0 BOS LAST WIN: 5/4/17 vs. PHI (5-4) LAST SV: 6/4/17 vs. MIA (7-6) Koji tossed a season-high 2.0-scoreless innings Sunday, collecting a hold has pitched scoreless ball in 20 of his 24 outings has walked five and struck out 25 this season, holding opponents to a.185 batting average (15-for-81). June 4, recorded his second save of the season with a perfect ninth to preserve a 7-6 win. Recorded a hold with June 3 s perfect eighth inning (1 SO). Limiting opponents to a.230 OBP,.284 SLG and a.514 OPS CUBS HIGHS AND LOWS CUBS OPPONENTS 11, PIT (14-3)... Largest Winning Margin... 8 (2x), last 6/10 vs. COL (9-1) 5, 4/18 vs. MIL (0-5, 9-7)... Largest Come Behind W... 4, 4/15 vs. PIT (0-4, 2-6, 8-7) 14, PIT... Most Runs...11, 5/6 vs. NYY 6, 6/6 vs. MIA (7th)... Most Runs, Inn.... 6, COL (3rd) 17 (2x), last PIT... Most Hits (2x), last COL 6 (2x), last 6/6 vs. MIA (7th)... Most Hits, Inn (4x), last 5/18 vs. CIN (7th) 2 (2x), last LA... Fewest Hits... 3, 6/6 vs. MIA 4 (2x), last 5/21 vs. MIL... Most Home Runs... 4 (2x), last LAD 2, 5/22 vs. SF (8th)... Most Home Runs, Inn (2x), last 5/1 vs. PHI (7th) 6 (2x), last 5/21 vs. MIL... Most Doubles... 5, 4/18 vs. MIL 2 (3x), last 5/22 vs. SF...Most Triples... 2, PIT 10, 5/21 vs. MIL... Most Extra-Base Hits... 7 (2x), last 5/22 vs. SF 10 (2x), last SD... Most BBs By Batters... 10, 5/19 vs. MIL 22, 5/7 vs. NYY... Most Ks By Pitchers...26, 5/7 vs. NYY 2 (3x), last 4/19 vs. MIL... Most Stolen Bases... 3 (2x), last 6/4 vs. STL 3 (3x), last 5/6 vs. NYY... Most Double Plays Turned... 4, NYM 3 (2x), 5/19 vs. MIL...Most Errors Committed... 4, BOS 18, 5/7 vs. NYY... Most Left On Base (2x), last 5/4 vs. PHI Longest Winning Streak: 5 games... 6/2-6 Longest Losing Streak: 6 games...5/26-31 Most Runs, Both Clubs: 20 (Cubs 12, Reds 8)... CIN Most Hits, Both Clubs: 28, 2x last (Cubs 15, Brewers 13)... 5/21 vs. MIL Most Home Runs, Both Clubs: 7, 2x last (Cubs 3, Dodgers 4)... LAD Most Strikeouts By Pitchers, Both Clubs: 48* (Cubs 22, Yankees 26)... 5/7 vs. NYY Most Left On Base, Both Clubs: 29 (Cubs 18, Yankees 11)... 5/7 vs. NYY Fewest Left On Base, Both Clubs: 2 (Cubs 1, Giants 1)... 5/23 vs. SF Consecutive Games With a Home Run: /2-8 Consecutive Games Without a Home Run: 2 (4x)... last 6/9-10 Consecutive Errorless Games: /31-6/5 Consecutive Games With An Error: /6-13 Shortest Game, Time: 2: /23 vs. SF Longest Game, Time: 6: /7 vs. NYY (18 innings) Most Innings: /7 vs. NYY Largest Wrigley Field Crowd: 41,814; 4/15 vs. PIT Largest Road Crowd: 48,322; LAD Series Sweeps: 2 (3 G, 5/16-18 vs. CIN, 6/2-6/4 vs. STL) *Major League Single-Game Record BATTING HIGHLIGHTS Longest Hitting Streak: 12 games, Rizzo...4/10-23 Most Runs Scored: 4, Bryant... 5/21 vs. MIL Most Hits: 4 (3x), last Bryant... 5/4 vs. PHI Most Total Bases: 9 (3x), Rizzo... 5/24 vs. SF Most Extra-Base Hits: 2 (19x), last Heyward... 6/6 vs. MIA Most Doubles: 2 (7x), last Schwarber... 6/7 vs. MIA Most Triples: 1 (12x), last Russell... SD Most RBI: 5, Báez... 5/18 vs. CIN Most Stolen Bases: 1 (15x), last Báez... 5/7 vs. NYY Most Walks: 3 (6x), last Bryant & Rizzo... 6/9 vs. COL Most Strikeouts: 4 (3x), last Happ... LAD 2-Hit Innings: N/A... N/A PITCHING HIGHLIGHTS Longest Winning Streak: 3 (2x), Arrieta & Lackey... 4/4-22 & 4/29-5/16 Longest Losing Streak: 4, Lackey... 5/22-current Complete Game Shutouts: N/A... N/A 9.0-Inning Complete Games: 1, Lester... 5/23 vs. SF Low-Hit Complete Game: 4, Lester... 5/23 vs. SF Longest Outing, Reliever: 4.1, Floro... COL Most Strikeouts, Starter: 10, 4x last Lester... 5/23 vs. SF Reliever: 5, Floro... COL Consecutive Strikeouts: 5, Arrieta and Lester... MIL and STL Consecutive Scoreless Innings, Starter: 7.0 (3x), last Lackey... COL Reliever: 18.0, Montgomery... 4/17-5/13 Consecutive Save Opportunities Converted: 13, Davis... 4/4-current Consecutive Batters Retired: 16, Arrieta... 6/6 vs. MIA Most Runs Allowed: 9, Arrieta... COL Most Hits Allowed: 10 (2x), last Arrieta... BOS Most Homers Allowed: 3, Lackey... 4/17 vs. MIL and NYM Most Walks Issued: 6, Anderson... PIT Longest No-Hit Stretch, Start of Game: 3.2 IP, Lackey... LAD MISCELLANEOUS INFO Come-From-Behind Wins: 18 High-Water Mark: 4 games (12-8, 16-12, 25-21) Losses after Leading: 16 Low-Water Mark: 2 games (25-27) Games Won in Last At-Bat: 4 No. of Times at.500 Mark: 12 (1-1, 2-2, 6-6, 7-7, 16-16, 17-17, 18-18, 19-19, 25-25, 27-27, 30-30, 31-31) Walkoff Wins: 3 (4/10 vs. LAD, 4/19 vs. MIL, 5/4 vs. PHI)